Teenager allegedly murdered, two suspects in custody
The death of a 16 year old Lahori teenager by the name of Syed Mohammed Murtaza took place on 8th february, 2015 near the Airport Road, Lahore. An FIR at the Sadar Police Station has been filed by the family of the deceased.
According to his family, Murtaza ran to the aid of some friends at the colony’s market, who were stuck in a feud. The culprits beat Murtaza mercilessly and ended up fracturing his skull.
Murtaza was in intensive care for 4 days at CMH, where he succummbed to his injuries at the very last day.
While speaking to Pakistan Today, Murtaza’s brother Mujtaba said that the culprits responsible for the death had been reported in the FIR. “What would have happened if a minister’s son got murdered or beaten up brutally? Justice should be served. I plea to all people and our leaders to help us out, my brother was innocent and the culprits should be given what they deserve.”
Murtaza was 16 years old and a student of Ordinary Levels at the LGS paragon situated in Paragon City, Lahore. He was the youngest of 4 siblings.
A facebook link to the page ‘In memory of Syed Murtaza Shah has been posted below:
A footage of the incident has also been put up on dailymotion.com
Social media is also trending on Twitter
— Misb✌ (@IamMisbha) February 13, 2015
#JusticeForMurtaza In countries where innocent people are dying, the leaders are following their blood rather than their brains.Nelson M
— fouzia shafiq (@fouzi_s) February 13, 2015
Murtaza was beaten to death yesterday by 16 people in Lahore on the orders of influential man! Is there Justice? pic.twitter.com/nTF6I08He6
— Farhan Khan Virk (@FarhanKVirk) February 12, 2015
Is this your Paris Showbaz? Our 16 years old citizen died for the fun of some elite class kids?? #JusticeForMurtaza
— Rida Akhtar (@RidaAkhtar_) February 13, 2015
How long will the government run on the blood of the innocent? I have literally forgotten the meaning of peace #JusticeForMurtaza
— Laiba. (@Ms_Lybe) February 13, 2015
— Fatima Ali (@FatimaAli52) February 13, 2015
— Zainab Pansota (@zainabspansota) February 13, 2015
— Beverly Davis (@Beverly_Davis) February 12, 2015
We really need to stand up and raise our voices for the inhumanity and brutality! Aj nahi to kabhi nahi! #JusticeForMurtaza
— ⓝⓞⓜⓘ (@findnomi) February 13, 2015
Today it was Murtaza, tomorrow it might be you or me. These were our own people, not Taliban. #JusticeForMurtaza
— Waliya Mustafa (@iwaliyamustafa) February 13, 2015